Joseph W. Rossano

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Heart Transplantation, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Interim Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Room 8NW81
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-6116
Fax: 215-590-1340
Education:
B.S. (Zoology)
Northern Arizona University, 1996.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine )
The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2001.
M.S. (Clinical Research)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2011.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Clinical epidemiology and outcomes research in pediatric heart failrue and transplant

Selected Publications

Wittlieb-Weber CA, Harris MA, Rossano JW: Transient left ventricular wall thickening in a 14 year-old female with influenza A myocarditis. Cardiology in the Young 25: 187-190, 2015.

Mansfield RT, Lin KY, Zaoutis T, Mott AR, Mohamad Z, Luan X, Kaufman BD, Ravishankar C, Gaynor JW, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW: The use of pediatric ventricular assist devices in Children’s Hospitals from 2000 to 2010: morbidity, mortality, and hospital charges. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2015 Notes: In Press.

Rossano JW, Dipchand A, Hoffman T, Singh TP, Jefferies JL: Advances in pediatric heart failure and treatments. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology 2015 Notes: In Press.

Wittlieb-Weber CA, Lin KY, Zaoutis TE, O’Connor MJ, Gerald K, Paridon SM, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW: Pediatric versus adult cardiomyopathy and heart failure related hospitalizations: a value-based analysis. Journal of Cardiac Failure 21: 76-82, 2015.

O’Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Rossano JW, Schiavo KL, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ: Middle-term results of trans-catheter creation of atrial communication in patients receiving mechanical circulatory support. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2015 Notes: In Press.

Rossano JW, Shaddy RE: Update on pharmacologic heart failure therapies in children: do adult medications work in kids and if not, why not? Circulation 129: 607-612, Feb 2014.

Rossano JW, Shaddy RE: Heart Transplantation After the Fontan Operation. The Single Ventricle: From Fetus to Adulthood. Fogel MA (eds.). Wiley, 2014 Notes: In Press.

O’Connor MJ, Keeshan B, Lin KY, Monos D, Lind C, Paridon DM, Mascio CE, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW: Relative importance of antibodies against class I and class II human leukocyte antigens on graft survival in pediatric heart transplant recipients: an analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 33: S124, 2014.

Sahulee R, Savla JJ, Lytrivi ID, Rossano JW: CDC “high risk” donor status does not significantly effect patient outcome in pediatric heart transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 33: S225, 2014.

Kim JJ, Brescia ST, Rossano JW, Pignatelli R, Jefferies JL, Price JF, Decker JA, Denfield SW, Dreyer WJ, Smith EO, Towbin JA: Response to letter regarding article “Mortality and Sudden Death in Pediatric Left Ventricular Noncompaction in a Tertiary Referral Center” Circulation 129: E300, 2014.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015
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